Physiology

Knowledge & Skills Developed:

  • Adaptability to different work environments
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Critical & inferential thinking
  • Ethical practice
  • Experimental design
  • Laboratory equipment operation
  • Organization, analysis, & interpretation of scientific data
  • Project management
  • Scientific writing
  • Strong understanding of physiological processes
  • Theory development

Potential Careers:

  • Cardiovascular Physiologist
  • Cardiovascular Technologist
  • Clinical Biochemist
  • Geneticist
  • Health Care Professions
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Error Consultant
  • Medical Librarian
  • Neurobiologist
  • Neurophysiologist
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Reproductive Physiologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Respiratory Specialist

Note: Additional education or specialized training is required for many occupations.
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Potential Employers:

  • Alberta Health Services
  • Alberta Hospital Edmonton
  • Alberta Research Council
  • Biomira Inc.
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Research Inc.
  • Gilead Alberta ULC
  • Guardian Chemicals Inc.
  • Health Canada
  • LifeMark Health Institute
  • University of Alberta

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